Mashed Potatoes

Here's an easy recipe for mashed potatoes that only requires 5 ingredients.


Makes 8 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 35 Minutes


4 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and quartered
1 3/4 teaspoons salt, divided
3/4 cup milk
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 teaspoon pepper


Bring potatoes, 1 teaspoon salt, and water to cover to a boil in a Dutch oven; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes or until tender. Drain.

Mash potatoes with remaining 3/4 teaspoon salt, milk, butter, and pepper until smooth.